Random Pictures from Uganda

I have taken a while without putting something up. And a couple of ardent followers to this blog started asking why. I could only say as much.

At, random, i decided to open up part of my archive.

A woman picks out remains of her building that was run down by landslides in Bulambuli, about 250km East of the capital, Kampala. Up to 30 people were died.

A woman picks out remains of her building that was run down by landslides in Bulambuli, about 250km East of the capital, Kampala. Up to 30 people were died.

 

A somali soldier salutes during the passing out of upto 900 of them at Bihanga training camp in Ibanda district,  about 300km west of Uganda's capital, Kampala.

A Somali soldier salutes during the passing out of up to 900 of them at Bihanga training camp in Ibanda district, about 300km west of Uganda's capital, Kampala.

 

ROADSIDE CHICKEN: A man sells chicken in Najjembe, East of Kampala, capital of Uganda. Roasted roadside chicken is common in most high routes in Uganda.

ROADSIDE CHICKEN: A man sells chicken in Najjembe, East of Kampala, capital of Uganda. Roasted roadside chicken is common in most high routes in Uganda.

 

DINNER: Boiling beans for dinner in Karamoja. Most of these are handouts by UN agencies as the unreliability of rains in the region has rendered the practice of agriculture dormant.

DINNER: Boiling beans for dinner in Karamoja. Most of these are handouts by UN agencies as the unreliability of rains in the region has rendered the practice of agriculture dormant.

 

SOMALIA MISSION: Somali soldiers are seen at a paradeduring the passing out of up to 900 of them at Bihanga training camp in Ibanda district, about 300km west of Uganda's capital, Kampala

SOMALIA MISSION: Somali soldiers are seen at a paradeduring the passing out of up to 900 of them at Bihanga training camp in Ibanda district, about 300km west of Uganda's capital, Kampala

 

NILE GLOW: Men fish on river Nile. River Nile is speculated to be the longest river in the world flowing as far as 6695 kilometers (4184 miles).

NILE GLOW: Men fish on river Nile. River Nile is speculated to be the longest river in the world flowing as far as 6695 kilometers (4184 miles).

 

The birds have been in custody of the authority for the past six months after they were rescued from smugglers. The birds can cost up to $2,000 (about sh5m) each on the black market.

The birds have been in custody of the authority for the past six months after they were rescued from smugglers. The birds can cost up to $2,000 (about sh5m) each on the black market.

11 thoughts on “Random Pictures from Uganda

    • Andy, i love you choice of word “I never get this lucky”..Ask me whether i will ever get close to such a spectacular view and i will murmur! It was such a lucky day for me. And this particular shot you see, no adjustments were made.Fresh from the camera to this post…Absolutely lucky moment for me!

    • Thanks Njeri…It had taken me a while without putting something up…am glad you loved them! You need to seriously start updating your blog too…Seriously!

  1. Excellent shots – especially that soldier in the second image and the line of Somali soldiers along the bottom of #5. I really like your documentary style and found this through WordPress’ Freshly Pressed – thought I’d comment here to escape the tidal wave of comments!

    • Thanks for taking the effort to leave behind a comment. Yes, i took thank and knew i had got somewhat creative image. I am glad i could leave you impressed…

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